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Turfgrass Information

Resources for Homeowners

Homeowners are encouraged to contact their local county extension office for more information and guidance with their lawns. Find your local extension office.

Kansas Healthy Yards and Communities has many additional publications and many videos on dealing with lawn and landscape issues.

The Lawn Problem Solver and the list of Extension Publications from the NCERA-221 group of universities are other great sources of information for managing your lawn and landscape.

Turfgrass Publications

Turf Diagnostic Guide 
Aerating Your LawnMF2130
Bermudagrass LawnsMF1112
Buffalograss LawnsMF658
Fertilizing Kansas LawnsMF2324
Guide to Turfgrass Nutrient Recommendations: Based on K-State Soil Test ResultsMF2311
Kentucky Bluegrass LawnsMF2262
Lawn and Garden PesticidesMF2135
Maintaining Good Lawns with Less waterMF2068
Mowing Your LawnMF1155
Planting a Home LawnMF1126
Practical Tips for Home and YardMF2132
Recycling Grass ClippingsMF2110
Shade Tolerant GrassesMF2128
Tall Fescue LawnsMF736
Tall Fescue Varieties for KansasMF3268
Thatch: A Hidden Lawn ConcernMF2131
Watering Your LawnMF2059
Weed Control in Home LawnsMF2385
Zoysia LawnsMF683
Professional Series
Turfgrass IdentificationMF2031
Turfgrass SelectionMF2032
Lawn Problem Solver Website created by the NCERA-221